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Archives: 1998
  • Bless the Beasts and Kids

    published May 14, 1998

    Beneath a white-gold moon shadow, a lioness breaks into song. Her call of the wild -- a throaty blues -- sounds like a cross between a wolf's yowl... More >>

  • Night & Day

    published May 14, 1998

    Thursday May 14 IMAX offers mind-blowing images of the natural world as a matter of course, but its occasional stabs at injecting... More >>

  • Night & Day

    published May 7, 1998

    thursday may 7 Trilling like a songbird caught in a storm, Canada's Jonatha Brooke created her own mini-monsoon with the 1995 album... More >>

  • A Cocktail of Two Cities

    published April 30, 1998

    Dave Hickey loves Houston, and Houstonians in the know love him back. He's a cult figure here, and his (loving) take on living in our city-state... More >>

  • Night & Day

    published April 30, 1998

    Thursday April 30 The late Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev is best known for his children's suite Peter and the Wolf -- and that's... More >>

  • Night & Day

    published April 23, 1998

    thursday april 23 The 27th annual Houston International Festival might be called Six Banners Over the Bayou; it features a sextet of... More >>

  • Seemen Mixer

    published April 16, 1998

    So how does one land a gig whipping up compressed-air-powered robots? For Iowa-born Kal Spelletich of San Francisco's... More >>

  • Night & Day

    published April 16, 1998

    Thursday April 16 San Francisco and Houston couldn't be more different: One's blessed with bounteous beauty, the other's a swamp;... More >>

  • You're Not from Texas

    published April 16, 1998

    Scotland's Duncan McLean knows more about Texas swing than most Texans; it's an avocation, a pure-hearted love of the form, that sucks up much of... More >>

  • Night & Day

    published April 9, 1998

    Thursday April 9 Texas Monthly has always been a good read, but, image being everything in this postliterate age, the style honchos... More >>

  • Loop de Loop 610

    published April 9, 1998

    The best ride of the day was not on a roller coaster but in a stretch limousine; it purred there on pitted asphalt, gleaming like polished bone in... More >>

  • Night & Day

    published April 2, 1998

    Thursday April 2 Fans of post-folkie Shawn Colvin know she has a ringing bell for a voice and a knack for slugging the occasional... More >>

  • The Postmod Squad

    published March 26, 1998

    Ego and art have always been bedfellows, whatever the medium of expression. And Trisha Brown is the acknowledged (and self-acknowledged) master of... More >>

  • Night & Day

    published March 26, 1998

    Thursday March 26 Though Galveston's IMAX Film Festival is billed as a spring-break special, it strikes us that most of the bikinis... More >>

  • Night & Day

    published March 19, 1998

    Thursday March 19 Who among us -- out on an evening stroll, say -- hasn't had the sort of pedestrian encounter with mortality... More >>

  • Beer Haul

    published March 19, 1998

    Everything's bigger in Texas -- even the microbrewery. But while Texans and beer have always gone together like cowboys and beans, we... More >>

  • Press Picks

    published March 12, 1998

    thursday march 12 "Local Heroes" and "Four Wheels, One Eye: Art Cars in the Eyes of the Image Makers" These exhibitions, unrelated... More >>

  • Press Picks

    published March 5, 1998

    thursday march 5 "Small Deaths: Kate Breakey" Who among us -- out on an evening stroll, say -- hasn't had the sort of pedestrian... More >>

  • Press Picks

    published February 26, 1998

    thursday february 26 The Houston Ballet The ensemble recycles a trio of music-powered crowd pleasers for its winter-repertory... More >>

  • Press Picks

    published February 19, 1998

    thursday february 19 The Skatalites The stellar Jamaican group not only invented ska (and, by extension, reggae), but the 'lites... More >>

  • Press Picks

    published February 12, 1998

    thursday february 12 "Robert Rauschenberg: A Retrospective" Rauschenberg's credentials as one of the world's leading contemporary... More >>

  • Press Picks

    published February 5, 1998

    thursday february 5 "Bound/Books by Artists" Many of Houston's top visual artists (and a couple of out-of-towners) contributed to... More >>

  • Press Picks

    published January 29, 1998

    thursday january 29 "SCALE: small" The group exhibition focuses on "work that imitates life without getting too realistic about it,"... More >>

  • Press Picks

    published January 22, 1998

    thursday january 22 The Colored Museum George C. Wolfe of the New York Shakespeare Festival and the Joseph Papp Public Theatre took... More >>

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